The process of exercising a product to identify differences between expected and actual behaviour. Typically testing is bottom-up: unit testing and integration testing by developers, system testing by testers, and user acceptance testing by users.

Test coverage attempts to assess how complete a test has been.

2. The second stage in a generate and test search algorithm.

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Last updated: 2003-09-24

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